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Stand Alone Update installer error?


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#1 jnk1296

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Posted 19 January 2011 - 05:38 PM

(I WOULD LIKE TO APOLOGIZE IF MY RATHER LARGE AMOUNT OF SARCASM IN THIS POST OFFENDS ANYONE.)
This is getting old. Hello everybody! It's that time of the week again when i post my latest problem!!!Posted Image Nothing like throwing in a little humor!

Anyway, i was opening a help file, and windows gave me a popup telling me:

The Help for this program was created in Windows Help format, which depends
on a feature that isn't included in this version of Windows, blah blah blah.
the usual Microsoft bit. But it did tell me that i could download the help file viewer for windows 7.

And so i went through the process of validating my windows 7 install and all that, and finally got to the download page.

Of course the file was a Stand Alone Update installer. So i downloaded it. and i opened it, and got this lovely message from Microsoft:
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Now, i clicked the link for the windows 7 download, and i clicked on the x64 download, my version of windows.

Anyone ever had this error?

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#2 keyboardNinja

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 01:52 PM

I've had that happen before when manually downloading and installing a hotfix for Windows 7. I wasn't paying attention, and accidentally downloaded the 64-bit version (for a 32-bit install). But I love how helpful M$ is with their error message: "The update is not applicable to your computer." :crazy:
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